Ovation Guitars launch two new Custom Shop Adamas guitars

Modern takes on classic American craftsmanship.

Ovation Guitars’ Custom Shop has launched two new models in its premium, modern-inspired Adamas series: the spalted maple electric/acoustic, and the 6-string cutaway electric/acoustic.

Check them out below.

Adamas Spalted Maple

The Adamas Spalted Maple is an electric/acoustic model that has a lyrachord body with curly maple binding. The top is graphite with carbon fiber construction, and features the spalted maple epaulettes, from which the guitar gets its name.

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This model also features a slotted headstock and a short-scale figured maple neck which connects to the body at the twelfth fret. On the neck sits a “wider-than-normal” ebony fingerboard with diamond and dot inlays.

In terms of hardware, the guitar sports a pin-less Ovation Keyhole Bridge, which is said to provide added sustain and clarity by anchoring the strings to a graphite plate inside the body. It’s equipped with an active direct quarter-inch output.

Retails at $4,199.99

Adamas 6-String Cutaway

This electric/acoustic guitar features a single cutaway “advanced composite” body with an ultra-thin carbon fiber top. A single teardrop sound-hole, trimmed in American black walnut, is positioned for optimal resonance.

The guitar’s neck, too, is made of American black walnut – and is paired with an ebony fingerboard with mini side block inlays.

Completing the guitar are a set of Sperzel tuning machines, and Ovation’s Op Pro Studio preamp system, which is designed to be feedback resistant, and have a high signal to noise radio for studio usage.

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Retails at $3,699.99

Learn more about the Adamas series at ovationguitars.com

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